Common Name:
Purple Fountain Grass
Botanical Name:
Pennisetum x advena Rubrum
Plant size:
12 – 15cm
Pot size:
50mm pot.
Max growth:
Approximately 1.5m high and 1.2m wide.
The exceptionally showy and popular, ornamental, perennial grass grows in dense clumps of burgundy coloured foliage, with arching purple flower plumes in summer. This is the perfected sterile variety.
Decorative and durable as a landscape specimen or group planting, and excellent in containers. Striking colour accent in perennial beds, road and parking lot borders, and offers good erosion control on embankments.